About #15 - 25 gulden Type 1954
Netherlands New Guinea. Dutch administration. 1954 Issues. 25 gulden Type 1954. Date: December 8, 1954. Dimensions: 150 x 70 mm. Watermark: Quilt pattern. Material: Paper. No security thread. Printer: Johan Enschedé & Zonen (JEZ), Haarlem, The Netherlands. Front and back: Polychrome printing with predominantly purple, green and orange. Description of the front: Background made up of guilloche patterns. On the right, a portrait of Queen Juliana. On the left, a Goura or white-crowned pigeon (Patagioenas leucocephala) perched on a branch. Texts in Dutch. Signature: The Minister of Overseas Territories, Willem Jan Arend Kernkamp. Description of the back: Texts in Dutch. Prefix and numbering in black. Background composed of guilloche patterns and rosettes with a bird of paradise in the center. The value is shown twice on the left.